Name: Desulfofustis Friedrich et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. pref. de-, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); L. masc. n. fustis, club; N.L. masc. n. Desulfofustis, a club-shaped sulfate reducer

Gender: masculine

Type species: Desulfofustis glycolicus Friedrich et al. 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Friedrich M, Springer N, Ludwig W, Schink B. Phylogenetic positions of Desulfofustis glycolicus gen. nov., sp. nov., and Syntrophobotulus glycolicus gen. nov., sp. nov., two new strict anaerobes growing with glycolic acid. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:1065-1069.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:243-244.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Desulfobulbaceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family II. Desulfobulbaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 988.

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